Our expertise supporting your success.

The power and network industry is also a knowledge industry. That’s why you should benefit from the extensive experience and courses offered by the Brugg Cables Academy.

In addition to practical training courses in the installation and assembly of power cable accessories, the Brugg Cables Academy also offers theory courses on fibre-optic applications and power cables.

We’ll be happy to develop customised professional development courses for our customers and industry partners, and we can hold training sessions at your premises by request.

Brugg Cables Academy – stay connected.

Contact

Arbereshe Rexhaj
Brugg Cables Academy & Customer Service
Phone
+41 56 460 35 91

arbereshe.rexhaj@brugg.com

Current courses


Low and medium-voltage courses
Course A / 2 days
16.01.2018 - 17.01.2018
06.02.2018 - 07.02.2018
06.03.2018 - 07.03.2018
Costs: Fr. 600
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 20%
Demo 30%
Practice 50%
Seminar: Low-voltage polymer cables

Expand and consolidate your knowledge of sleeve and sealing end assembly for low-voltage polymer cables. Assembly methods for connection and branching joints (heat shrinking and cast resin methods), GKN cables, screw fastenings.


Target group

Installers working in network construction


Course A1 / 1 days
18.01.2018
08.02.2018
08.03.2018
Costs: Fr. 450
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 20%
Demo 30%
Practice 50%
Seminar: Low-voltage PPb cables

Expand and consolidate your knowledge of sleeve and sealing end assembly for low-voltage paper lead cables. Assembly methods for transition and branching joints (heat shrinking and cast resin methods), PPb-GKN cables, screw fastenings.


Target group

Installers working in network construction


Course Af / 2 days
Nach Absprache
Costs: Fr. 600
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 20%
Demo 30%
Practice 50%
Seminar: câbles polymères à basse tension

Élargissez et consolidez vos connaissances dans le domaine du montage de manchons et d'extrémités étanches pour câbles polymères à basse tension. Le cours a lieu dans notre salle de formation et comprend des modules théoriques ainsi que des travaux pratiques et le montage de garnitures sur le câble.


Target group

Installateurs exerçant dans la construction de réseaux


Course B / 2 days
23.01.2018 - 24.01.2018
13.02.2018 - 14.02.2018
13.03.2018 - 14.03.2018
Costs: Fr. 720
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 20%
Demo 30%
Practice 50%
Seminar: Medium-voltage XLPE cables, incl. XDALT

Expand and consolidate your knowledge of sleeve and sealing end assembly for medium-voltage XLPE cables. Assembly methods for sealing ends (slip-on, heat shrinking and cold-shrink technology), sleeves (heat shrinking and cold-shrink technology), screw connections, handling of earthing joints and tools for MS-XLPE cables, incl. XDALT cables.


Target group

Installers working in network construction


Course Bf / 2 days
Nach Absprache
Costs: Fr. 720
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 20%
Demo 30%
Practice 50%
Seminar: câbles en XLPE à moyenne tension y c. câbles XD-ALT

Élargissez et consolidez vos connaissances dans le domaine du montage de manchons et d'extrémités étanches pour câbles en XLPE à moyenne tension. Le cours a lieu dans notre salle de formation et comprend des modules théoriques ainsi que des travaux pratiques et le montage de garnitures sur le câble.


Target group

Installateurs exerçant dans la construction de réseaux


Course C / 1 days
25.01.2018
15.02.2018
15.03.2018
Costs: Fr. 650
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 20%
Demo 30%
Practice 50%
Seminar: Medium-voltage PPb cables

Expand and consolidate your knowledge of sleeve and sealing end assembly for medium-voltage PPb cables. Fitting a transition sleeve for three-lead PPb cables to XLPE cables (heat shrinking and screw connections).


Target group

Installers working in network construction


Course D / 2 days
09.04.2018 - 10.04.2018
Costs: Fr. 400
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 10%
Demo 30%
Practice 60%
Seminar: Low-voltage PPb cables for trainees

Trainees practise dealing with PPb cables in practical tasks and examples. The course contains all relevant information for dealing with PPb cables. This subject is no longer taught under the new curriculum for network electricians for the Swiss Federal Certificate of Vocational Education and Training (EFZ).

After successfully completing the course, trainees will be capable of selecting and installing the correct accessories for the cables.


Target group

Trainee network electricians (EFZ)


Course D1 / 2 days
11.04.2018 - 12.04.2018
Costs: Fr. 500
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 10%
Demo 30%
Practice 60%
Seminar: Medium-voltage PPb cables for trainees

Trainees practise dealing with PPb cables in practical tasks and examples. The course contains all relevant information for dealing with PPb cables. This subject is no longer taught under the new curriculum for network electricians for the Swiss Federal Certificate of Vocational Education and Training (EFZ).

After successfully completing the course, trainees will be capable of selecting and installing the correct accessories for the cables.


Target group

Trainee network electricians (EFZ) who have already attended Course D


Course E / 0.5 days
28.08.2017 Vormittag
29.03.2018 Vormittag
Costs: Fr. 350
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 70%
Demo 30%
Seminar: Fire protection for cables

Fire performance of cable systems is now relevant with the introduction of the new CPR (Construction Products Regulation no. 305/2011). This ordinance, incorporated by Switzerland into its Building Products Act, has been in force since October 2014. From 1 July 2017 at the latest, building products (in accordance with the harmonised technical standard) may no longer be marketed without a statement of performance. After completing the course, participants will be familiar with the requirements of both fire protection and electrical fittings.
An introduction to the Directives and standards, fire protection, materials technology, cable structure and fire test specifications. Demonstration in the fire test chamber. Buffet lunch to follow.


Target group

Designers, engineers and installers of communications and power cables for technical systems.


Course H / 1 days
05.03.2018
26.03.2018
Costs: Fr. 420
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 100%
Seminar: Low-voltage/medium-voltage cable system arrangement

Participants gain a comprehensive overview of low and medium-voltage cable routing and will learn the factors influencing successful installation.
Principles of cable arrangement: guideline from cable type to pipe block design, cable run and ducts, power rating, protective earthing and voltage drop to economic efficiency.
Theory course with practical examples.


Target group

Employees of energy utility companies, grid operators, design companies and any other interested parties.


High-voltage courses
Course I / 2 days
13.11.2017 - 14.11.2017
Costs: Fr. 2800
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 100%
Seminar: High-voltage polymer cable systems

Providing key information about the extensive field of high-voltage polymer cables.


Target group

Energy utility companies or grid operators and individuals who sell, install, maintain or operate polymer cable systems.


Course Ie / 2 days
27.11.2017 - 28.11.2017
Costs: Fr. 2800
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 100%
Seminar: High Voltage Polymer Cables

Providing key information on and around polymer cable systems.


Target group

Personnel from electric utilities or companies employing polymer cable systems.


Course J / 2 days
15.11.2017 - 16.11.2017
Costs: Fr. 2800
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 90%
Demo 10%
Seminar: High-voltage accessories for polymer cables

Providing key information about the extensive field of accessories for high-voltage polymer cables.


Target group

Energy utility companies or grid operators and individuals who sell, install, maintain or operate high-voltage accessories or polymer cable systems.


Course Je / 2 days
29.11.2017 - 30.11.2017
Costs: Fr. 2800
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 90%
Demo 10%
Seminar: High Voltage Accessories for Polymer Cables

Providing key information on and around accessories for high voltage polymer cables.


Target group

Personnel from electric utilities or companies employing polymer cable systems.


Course L / 1 days
27.02.2018
Costs: Fr. 530
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 100%
Seminar: High-voltage for non-engineers

Basics of electricity (characteristic values, structure, losses), structure and manufacture of high-voltage cables, comparison between overhead and underground cables, cost drivers, service life, cable faults, trends in design and operation


Target group

This course is aimed at participants from non-technical areas of companies having a connection with power supply systems. No prior electrical engineering knowledge is required.


Course O
Nach Absprache
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Seminar: Practical high-voltage courses/certification as an installer

Our practical assembly courses are aimed at providing your installation team with everything they need to know to be able to lay Brugg Cables high-voltage systems.


Target group

Course participants generally include cable layers for high-voltage cable systems or other installers with a basic knowledge of cable laying.


Fibre-optic cable course
Course F / 1 days
20.02.2018
20.03.2018
Costs: Fr. 300
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 80%
Demo 10%
Practice 10%
Seminar: Principles of fibre-optic cables

Gain a comprehensive overview of fibre-optic cables.
Introduction to fibre-optic and cable technology, connection methods, including plug-in connections and metrology.
Theory course with small practical demonstrations.


Target group

Anyone interested in gaining an overview. No prior knowledge necessary.


Course G / 1 days
08.03.2018
22.03.2018
Costs: Fr. 420
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 60%
Demo 30%
Practice 10%
Seminar: Fibre-optic network structure for utility companies

Gain a comprehensive overview of fibre-optic cables.
Fibre-optic and cable technology, connection methods, cable route and laying methods, fibre-optic network structure, interurban to FTTH (Fibre to the home).
Theory course with small practical demonstrations.


Target group

Network managers, designers, engineers, senior installers, real estate administrators


Introduction to the industry
Course K / 5 days days
15.05.2018 Produktion
24.05.2018 Produktion
12.06.2018 Recht
20.06.2018 Netze
03.07.2018 Netze
Costs: Fr. 760
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 100%
Seminar: In-depth industry module “Generation/Law/Networks”

This courses provide knowledge about the different methods of generating and transmitting electricity, and legal aspects of electricity (3 Course modules). Participants will learn to explain the outline conditions of the electricity industry and critically assess the future of energy. Cost per day.


Target group

Anyone new to working in the electricity industry and looking to enter the industry.


Sensor technology courses
Course P / 0.5 days
tbd
Costs: Fr. 750
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 15%
Demo 10%
Practice 75%
Seminar: Tactical fibre-optic cable metrology

Gain comprehensive training in metrology for tactical fibre-optic field cables (fibre-optic alone or fibre-optic in combination with copper cable). 


Target group

Users of tactical fibre-optic cables with basic technical knowledge and practical flair. Recommended preparation includes principles of fibre-optics


Course Q / 1 days
tbd
Costs: Fr. 1500
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 15%
Demo 10%
Practice 75%
Seminar: Repairing tactical fibre-optic cables

Gain comprehensive training in the repair of tactical fibre-optic field cables (fibre-optic alone or fibre-optic in combination with copper cable).

1 day on use of the mechanical fibre splicer
1 day on use of the fusion splicer

2nd day CHF 1,500.00 (as required, lump-sum daily charge excluding travel, meals and accommodation)


Target group

Users of tactical fibre-optic cables with basic technical knowledge and practical flair. Recommended preparation includes principles of fibre-optics and fibre-optic metrology


Course R / 1 days
tbd
Costs: Fr. 1500
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 15%
Demo 10%
Practice 75%
Seminar: Laying tactical fibre-optic cable

Gain comprehensive training in laying tactical fibre-optic field cables (fibre-optic alone or fibre-optic in combination with copper cable). 


Target group

Users of tactical fibre-optic cables with basic technical knowledge and practical flair. Recommended preparation includes principles of fibre-optics, fibre-optic metrology and fibre-optic repairs


Course S / 0.5 days
tbd
Costs: Fr. 750
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 90%
Demo 10%
Seminar: Principles of fibre-optic sensor technology

Gain a comprehensive introduction to methods and use of fibre-optic sensor technology (fibre-optic alone or fibre-optic in combination with copper cable). 


Target group

Users of fibre-optic sensor cables with basic technical knowledge.


Course T / 1 days
tbd
Costs: Fr. 1500
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 20%
Demo 10%
Practice 70%
Seminar: Fibre-optic sensor cable installation technology

Gain a comprehensive introduction to fibre-optic sensor cable installation technology (fibre-optic alone or fibre-optic in combination with copper cable).

1 day of theory and practice in temperature, termination, connecting and measurement
1 day (optional) of practice with installation for fire detection, termination, connection and measurement
1 day (optional) of practice with cable installation for extension, termination, connection and measurement
1 day (optional) of practice with cable installation for acoustic signals, termination, connection and measurement

1 day CHF 1,500.00 (1 lump-sum daily charge excluding travel, meals and accommodation)


Target group

Users of fibre-optic sensor cables with basic technical knowledge.


Course U / 1 days
tbd
Costs: Fr. 1500
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 40%
Demo 20%
Practice 40%
Seminar: Interrogators for fibre-optic sensor cables

Gain a comprehensive introduction to the use of interrogators for fibre-optic sensor cables (fibre-optic alone or fibre-optic in combination with copper cable).

½ day theory of interrogators
½ day practice in temperature measurement
½ day (optional) practice in interrogators for fire detection
½ day (optional) practice in interrogators for extension
½ day (optional) practice in interrogators for acoustic signals

1 day CHF 1,500.00 (1 lump-sum daily charge excluding travel, meals and accommodation)


Target group

Users of fibre-optic sensor cables with basic technical knowledge.


Course V
tbd
Costs: Fr. 1500
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Theory 20%
Demo 10%
Practice 70%
Seminar: Fixed fibre-optic cable installation technology

Gain comprehensive training in laying tactical fibre-optic field cables (fibre-optic alone or fibre-optic in combination with copper cable). 


Target group

Users of tactical fibre-optic cables with basic technical knowledge and practical flair. Recommended preparation includes principles of fibre-optics, fibre-optic metrology and fibre-optic repairs


Customer-specific courses
Course M
Nach Absprache
all course fees plus 8% VAT

Seminar: Theory courses in high-voltage tailored to customer needs

Expertise is the basic precondition for all functional industrial applications. That’s why Brugg Cables offers its customers ongoing professional development at the highest level. Make sure you also benefit from the Brugg Cables Academy.


Target group

Course participants generally include engineers and electrical engineers, as well as project managers and players in the various fields of activity.


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Contacts for questions of content

Low and medium-voltage courses:
Jürgen Rex
Direct:+41 56 460 32 21
juergen.rex@brugg.com
Practical high-voltage courses:
Cristiano Maggioni
Direct:+41 56 460 33 33
cristiano.maggioni@brugg.com
Theoretical high-voltage courses:
Rüdiger Hansen
Direct:+41 56 460 32 28
ruediger.hansen@brugg.com
Fibre-optic and cable technology:
Patrick Meier
Direct:+41 56 460 33 89
patrick.meier@brugg.com
Theoretical and practical sensor technology courses:
Etienne Friedrich
Direct:+41 56 460 35 62
etienne.friedrich@brugg.com
LMV cable systems arrangement, fire protection for cables - courses:
Dario Winter
Direct:+41 56 460 37 76
dario.winter@brugg.com

Is there anything you would like to ask about the Brugg Cables Academy?

Ms Arbereshe Rexhaj will be happy to assist.

T: +41 56 460 33 33
info.academy@brugg.com